Prayers & Quotes for September 23, 2010
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Please keep the following in your thoughts and prayers:
Newborn cherub Elijah V., arrived 7/8. He has had his CDH repair, successfully came off of ECMO and is off his nasal cannulas. He is working on feeds.
Newborn cherub Finley D. arrived 8/12!! Please pray she continues making progress with her feeds, for that is what is holding her up from going home!
Newborn cherub Mattiaus D., arrived 8/24 and has had his repair surgery. He is off the vent and now is on CPAP. Please pray for his continued healing.
Newborn cherub Dante M. arrived 8/28, a little over a month early, along with his twin sister. Dante is having surgery today and has proven to be a fiesty little boy! His twin sister after 3 weeks in the NICU was released to go home. Please keep Dante and his family in your thoughts and prayers.
Newborn cherub Savannah Q., arrived 8/30. She had her surgery on day 1 and spent 11 days on ECMO. She has been extubated and appears to be a fighter!
Newborn cherub Airynn E., arrived 8/31. She has had her surgery repair and is on the road to recovering. Please pray for strength for Airynn and her family.
Newborn cherub Megan H. arrived 9/1. She is struggling with pulmonary hypertension and has not had her repair surgery. Please pray for strength for Megan and her family.
Newborn cherub Heath F., arrived 9/8! He has had his CDH repair and is breathing room air! Please pray for his recovery and his feeds go very well.
Newborn cherub Kendall F. arrived 9/14, please pray for strength for her and her family for she is being transported to another hospital this afternoon. CDH surgery scheduled for tomorrow. After CDH surgery tomorrow, they will perform heart surgery Monday. Her family asks that everyone will pray that the transport from one hospital to another will go well for her, and tomorrow's surgery will allow her a chance at life.
Newborn cherub Whitney M., arrived 7/21 and was welcomed home on 9/15!! Welcome home Whitney!
Newborn Quinn T. was born 6/22 and was welcomed home on 9/3!! Welcome home Quinn!
Newborn cherub James B. is so close to going home! Please keep this amazing boy in your thoughts and prayers and hope he gets to go home soon, tentatively set for 10/27!!
Newborn cherub Micah P. is still in the NICU and will turn 1 on 9/30. Pray for continued strength for Micah and that he may get to go home soon.
Teenager Cherub Logan W. had his pectus repair surgery on 9/9. Please pray for his pain to subside and for his recovery. He was released from the hospital 9/15 and has a long recovery ahead of him.
Cherub Sofia C. had her gallbladder removed last week, please pray for her recovery.
Cherub Alannah has reherniated and her surgery is today! Please pray for her recovery.
To all our families and friends that are fighting against the flu, colds, sickness…may you feel better soon and have no complications.
Cherubs on Their Way:
Cherub Aurie B., due 9/17 - have no updates to give
Cherub "baby boy" G., due 10/11
Cherub Isaac I., due 10/14
Cherub Axel C., due 10/27
Cherub Abel B., due 10/28
Cherub Boone P., due 11/2
Cherub Zoe C., due 12/1
Cherub Hollis Y., due 12/2
Cherub Flynn L., due 12/10
Cherub Wyatt M., due 12/19
Cherub baby girl G., due 1/15
Cherub Shiloh G., due 1/19
All families expecting a baby with CDH, may you have continued hope and strength for the journey that lies ahead.
Newly Grieving Families:
Please keep the family of newborn cherub Addison R. in your prayers for comfort and strength. Addison was born Sept. 12, 3lbs. 15 oz. and 16 inches long with Trisomy 18 and CDH. She grew her wings on 9/12. Please keep her parents Angie and Ryan and siblings Colby and Karlee in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
Please keep the family of newborn cherub Skylar M. in your prayers for strength and comfort. Skylar lost her battle with CDH on 9/22.
Please keep the family of newborn cherub Savannah F. in your prayers for comfort and strength. Savannah was born on 8/23 and grew her wings on 8/31.
Requests prayers for the family of newborn cherub John, who lost his battle with CDH on Saturday, 9/17.
Please pray for newborn cherub Hari's family, who grew his wings this month.
Please pray for newborn cherub Alex's family, who grew his wings this month.
Please pray for newborn cherub Emily's family, who grew her wings in the early morning of 9/18.
To all families affected by CDH and the loss of your precious child, may you find peace and comfort and know you are never alone, for so many people care about you.
"Nobody trips over mountains. It is the small pebble that causes you to stumble. Pass all the pebbles in your path and you will find you have crossed the mountain." ~Author Unknown
"Occasionally in life there are those moments of unutterable fulfillment which cannot be completely explained by those symbols called words. Their meanings can only be articulated by the inaudible language of the heart." ~Martin Luther King, Jr.
"The capacity for hope is the most significant fact of life. It provides human beings with a sense of destination and the energy to get started." ~Norman Cousins
"Hope is faith holding out its hand in the dark." ~George Iles